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Was the mediation ordered by the Judge?
Yes it was but I had requested it in hopes that my ex husband would be more open to working amicably. That has not been the case.
The only way to get out of it at this point, is to have it waived by the Judge since it was ordered. However, if he is not acting in good faith and only wasting your time and money by showing up, you can always ask the Judge to order that he pay for it or reimburse you for your half, since when he is showing up, nothing is being accomplished. Mediation is not binding, so neither party is forced to do anything. However, each side is expected to act in good faith and if he is failing to do so, could result in the Judge taking action.
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